ASLA Signs Transportation for America’s Economic Stimulus Letter
ASLA Government Affairs
The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) was among 146 national, regional and local organizations, elected officials, individual professionals, and businesses to send a joint letter to Congress as part of the Transportation for America Coalition. The letter urges Congress to invest in clean, green long-term transportation modernization projects as part of any economic recovery package they consider. Specifically, the letter urges Congress to provide funding for transit, rail, bike, and pedestrian projects to ensure a balanced set of transportation investments for a sustainable future. You can read a copy of the letter by clicking here.
Transportation for America has formed a broad coalition of housing, environmental, public health, business, urban planning, transportation and other organizations that seek to align our national, state, and local transportation policies with an array of issues – economic opportunity, climate change, energy security, health, housing and community development. Transportation for America is a growing and diverse coalition focused on creating a national transportation program that will take America into the 21st century by building a modernized infrastructure and healthy communities where people can live, work and play. For more information on the Coalition and its platform, visit the Transportation for America web site.